Eight Team GB boxers book their spot at the 2016 Olympic Games, while beaten Anthony Fowler will have the chance to make it nine this weekend.
Eight members of the Team GB boxing squad have booked a spot at the 2016 Olympic Games.
The only British boxer to fall at the semi-final stage was
, but the middleweight will still have the chance to secure his spot at Rio in the bronze-medal bout on Saturday. Anthony Fowler , who won gold at London 2012, showed the way as the 33-year-old overcame Norway's Nicola Adams at the European qualifying event in Samsun, Turkey. Marielle Hansen
The shock of the day came from the inexperienced
, who dominated world number three Lawrence Okolie to make the gold medal bout at 91kg and defy his underdog tag. Abdulkadir Abdullayev was the first Brit to secure his spot at the Olympics, with the 23-year-old outpointing Spain's Galal Yafai in the light-flyweight semi-finals. Samuel Carmona Heredia quickly made it two from two as the Leeds bantamweight survived a bloody contest against Ukrainian fourth seed Qais Ashfaq to secure his spot in Rio. Mykola Butsenko
Fowler lost his semi-final to the Frenchman
, but the Liverpool-born fighter will have a second chance to secure his own position when he returns to the ring this weekend. Mbilli Assomo overcame his nemesis Muhammad Ali at 52kg to make it five for Team GB in impressive fashion, before classy Welshman Daniel Asenov overcame Ireland's Joe Cordina at lightweight to secure his position at the Games. David Joyce , fighting at light heavyweight, also booked his spot in the final of the European qualifiers and indeed a position at the Games with a points win over Joshua Buatsi . Oleksandr Khyzhniak
The eighth and final boxer to qualify was super-heavyweight and number one seed
, who powered his way past Hungary's Joe Joyce , forcing three standing counts in the last round, to make his first Olympics. Istvan Bernath
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